Thematic villages 2018

Inside the four halls of Antwerp Expo, hundreds of professional exhibitors from Belgium and abroad share their knowledge and experience with visitors so that you leave well-informed about your destination. From a train ride to Amsterdam to a safari in South Africa, a tour of Albania or camping in southern France: you’ll find that all under one roof at the Vakantiesalon Antwerpen. Next to the stands with classic holiday destinations you’ll also find many designated zones with specialised holiday packages. Here below is an overview.

Activityland

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Are hiking and cycling your favourite activities during the holiday? Then take a look at the exhibitors from Activityland: organized hiking and bicycling holidays, stays, trips and tours both near and far, associations and specialised equipment to make your holiday even more enjoyable. Test bicycles and scooters here. You can also find even more active holidays here: photography, surfing, diving, …

B&B Land

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Are you looking for small accommodations, a personal welcome in a region where there’s a lot to experience and see? Take a look at the zone with bed & breakfasts: here you will meet with operators of B&Bs and discover national and international associations of B&Bs. In this zone, you will also find operators of holiday homes and apartments throughout Europe.

Campingland

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Camping is perhaps the oldest form of a nature holiday and still remains popular: in Campingland numerous exhibitors are grouped together: individual campsites, camp guides and quality camping associations. Rather hit the road with the camper? No problem, here you can see the largest and smallest campers to either rent or buy, or find information about organized camper trips and the ideal equipment.

Cruiseland

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Learn about affordable super luxury cruises in the Mediterranean or the Caribbean, sailing cruises along the Greek islands, or spectacular cruises along the Norwegian fjords. In addition, at Cruise Land you will find all information about shipping companies that offer ferries, yacht rentals and river cruises from the Scheldt all the way to the Mekong Delta.

Homeland

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A day trip or a long holiday in your own country. You will be amazed at how many possibilities there are right at home: a weekend in Ardennes or a trip to Mechelen, bicycling in Kempen or canoeing in Lesse, Belgium has so much to offer between the hustle and bustle of daily life and relaxing without having to go long distances.

Motorland

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Holiday with a motor: alone or in a group, organized holidays or self-designed routes, ride the magical Route 66 with a Harley Davidson or a find lodging where bikes are safe and welcome. Come to the Motorland zone and find the package that fits you to enjoy in complete freedom.

Blogger zone

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Blogging is trendy: many bloggers share their travel experiences with the visitors of their blog. In these zones, we offer bloggers the possibility to meet each other and the public, so that they can get more tips to enrich their blogs. Click here to take a look at the bloggers present on our fair.

Ecotourism

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Many organisations lend a helping hand in order to make our world a better place: whoever also wants to help, will find in this zone many possibilities on how to chip in during a holiday: volunteer holidays in a nature reserve or in the third world, organizing a sabbatical and traveling to benefit the world, care holidays at home or abroad, a language course in a South American jungle or protect animals in Africa.